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六合彩现场直播 International Summer School

Summer is a lovely time to continue your studies in London. You can learn new skills, catch up on credit, enhance your CV, explore world-leading galleries and museums, and meet new and fascinating people, all the while enjoying lovely walks along the River Thames, quiet pints in quaint pubs and rocking with London’s great night life. So why not consider听The 六合彩现场直播 International Summer School programme, where three to six week courses are听available in a number of disciplines.

For any student wishing to take advantage of the summer course offerings please听complete the .

Academic Entry Requirements

To apply for the International Summer School programme you must submit evidence of your academic standing by providing any of the following:

  • Completed high school or equivalent certificate. We require your High School Diploma, IB or your A Level results
  • If you are about to graduate from high school we require your High School Transcript and/or Certificate
  • If you are a current university student we require your current university transcript
  • If you are not a current student we require your most up-to-date academic record

Please note: Evidence must be either a scanned copy of the original document or an official certified copy.

English Language Requirements

  • Valid IELTS 5.5 in each of the four components
  • Valid TOEFL iBT 72 overall with 72 with 17 Listening, 18 in Reading, 17 Writing, 20 Speaking

Please note: We accept a wide range of English Language Qualifications. Please contact us for further details

Academic Qualifications

If you are attending a university or college in your home country, you must be able to provide proof that you have achieved marks听demonstrating satisfactory academic progress in the first year and additional years of study, with a minimum grade average of C+

Proposed Summer 2024 Classes

Click the buttons below to view the courses on offer during our 3 & 6 week options.

The university reserves the right to make alterations/cancellations to the summer classes on offer to reflect student demand.

Course content and delivery can be subject to change.

3 Weeks – Session A

20 May – 7 June

  • AVC 4205 Introduction to Visual Culture

    This course explores images and representations across cultural and historical contexts: the way meaning and ideologies can be decoded from such cultural artifacts as advertising, photography, cinema, modern art, sculpture, architecture, propaganda and comic books. Through varied examples, it takes an introductory route through some of the most important cultural theories and concepts.

  • COM 4115 Digital Society

    This course introduces students to critical studies of the digital society, and how it effects institutions, media, and audiences socially, culturally, and politically. It explores the history of 鈥榯he information revolution鈥, and how contemporary digital technologies, the internet, and social media are changing identities, relationships, and practices at both micro- and macro-levels. Through engaging with key debates within digital society (e.g. selfhood and social media, participatory culture, sharing economy, surveillance, truth of online information and democracy), students will develop critical understanding of the relationship between digital technologies and society, and reflect on their own use of digital media.

  • ENV 3125 Foundations in Environmental Studies

    A basic introduction to the major themes of Environmental Studies, this course covers basic ecology, environmental ethics, and environmental science. Well known environmental issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain, pollution, and population issues are addressed from scientific, economic, politico-sociological and ethical standpoints. An awareness and appreciation of global, local, and personal environmental problems are developed, together with the implications of possible solutions. The concept of interrelatedness is a unifying theme throughout the course.

  • HST 5425 Historical London

    This course surveys the history of London from its Roman origins to the modern cosmopolitan metropolis that it is today. Through a variety of themes, students will explore social, political and architectural developments of this urban centre throughout the ages. Students will both read about and visit significant sites within London which illustrate aspects of the history of this great metropolis.

  • INB 5101 Foreign Trade and Investment

    This course familiarizes students with the most important practical and legal aspects of foreign trade and cross-border investment as it relates to international businesses. The first part of the course provides an introduction to the main theories of international trade for business; this includes exploring the financing, insurance, documentation, goods handling, and transportation related to export and import contracts. The second part provides a practical overview of international cross-border investment, including the different methods of establishing and funding a subsidiary abroad.

  • INB 6101 International Business Environment

    This course focuses on the socio-cultural, technological, political, legal, financial, and ecological environment in which international business takes place. Equally, the course studies regional business strategies with an in-depth focus of the European Single Market as the most integrated business area. This is further complemented by the study of distinct business areas which in a non-exhaustive manner covers Japan, North America, China, and Emerging Economies.

  • INR 5103 Global Energy Politics

    Examines some of the contemporary geo-political, economic, technical, governance and environmental issue surrounding global energy issues. We look at supply and demand tensions, transit and pipeline issues, infrastructure problems, private companies and state monopolies, deregulation and markets, innovation policy, energy and development, international cooperation, environmental stress, energy poverty, and energy futures, as well as the impact of energy on the livelihoods of the urban and rural poor.

3 Weeks – Session B

10 June – 28 June

  • AVC 5200 Museums and Galleries of London

    Considers the nature of museums and art galleries and their role and function in our society and culture. Students study the workings of the art market and a variety of other topics that impinge upon it, such as conservation, restoration, the investment potential of art, and art world crime. Students visit many of the great London galleries and museums with their rich intercultural collections, as part of this course. A university-level survey of the history of international art is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.

  • CRW 5200 Script Writing

    Students are guided through the creative processes of writing scenes for the stage, TV, and film. The building of character and plot is examined as well as the industry standard formats for writing in these media. Group and team work is encouraged as well as discussions, critique, and analysis of the narrative techniques used in existing stage plays and films.

  • DGT 5104 Systems Analysis and Design

    This course introduces students to systems analysis and design methodologies that are used in designing complex computer systems. The course will explore in detail, the architectures, components, evaluation techniques and data management in a systems design process.

  • FLM 4200 Introduction to Film Studies

    This course explores film as a medium across cultural and historical contexts. It covers films in its varied form, from the first projections in the late 19th century to online distribution today. Using examples of noteworthy films, it takes an introductory examination of the most important film theories and concepts, in the process examining how ideologies and meanings are imbedded in this vibrant medium.

  • FLM 5415 Superhero Cinema

    This course investigates the cultural, political, historical and industrial development and contexts of superhero film, television and media. Students will examine issues critical to the superhero genre, beginning with mythological archetypes and Hollywood heroes found in Westerns, Science Fiction and Action-Adventure. The course expands beyond Western-centric contexts by exploring established and emerging superheroes of India, the Middle East, China and Japan as well as key anime forms. Covering eight decades of film history, a study of film criticism and theory will engage with topics including identity politics and Capitalist values. The course explores the idea that cinematic superheroes invoke contemporary zeitgeists, providing an opportunity for students to better understand the evolving topicality of these film and television franchises and products.

  • FLM 5420 Post-Apocalyptic Worlds

    This course investigates the cultural, political, historical and industrial development and contexts of post-apocalyptic film, television and media. Students will examine issues critical to the post-apocalyptic genre, covering histories, allegories, and storytelling strategies from the turn of the 20th Century to present day through early literature and contemporaneous media adaptations. Students will also engage with topics that explore Western and Non-Western (centric) perspectives, and a wide range of environmental and economic concerns. The course explores the idea that post-apocalyptic storyworlds offer a means of unpacking why popular culture of the last 20 years seems to resonate with so many notions of 鈥榰ncertainty鈥: ascertaining why this genre is exemplary of the evolving hopes, desires and fears of the 21st Century.

  • INR 5105 International Human Rights

    This course will cover the evolution of international human rights and of the various regional and international treaties and institutions designed for their protection. It will interrogate the fundamental tension between state sovereignty and individual rights and explore examples and case studies from around the world for the causes for human rights violations and the responses to them. It will further examine the meaning of human rights in various western and non-western political and cultural contexts and examine their impact on people living in these contexts. Students will have an opportunity to critically evaluate a number of specific human rights and explore the motivations and barriers for their protection, and the role of a range of actors who promote or push back against the idea of international human rights.

  • LIT 5400 Contemporary London Literature

    London has become the focus of 鈥榝erocious imaginative energy鈥 since the rise of Thatcherism in the 1980s. Beginning with an overview of London鈥檚 historical myths and fictions, this class exposes students to a variety of writers committed to exploring the many lives of a city undergoing complex transformations. From postmodern obsessions to multicultural landscapes and post 9/11 anxieties, different voices and visions, provide insights into our understanding of contemporary London.

  • LIT 5405 British Fantasy Writing

    This course will explore the vibrant genre tradition of fantastic and non-realist writing using a range of critical approaches. The first half of the course will survey some of the major texts on which modern Fantasy literature draws, including Beowulf, Arthurian texts and selections from works by Shakespeare, Milton, Jane Austen and Lewis Carroll. The second half of the course will focus more intensively on a few major fantasies from the past 120 years and their filmed adaptations, including works by Bram Stoker, J.R.R. Tolkien, and J.K. Rowling, and will look at how these texts and their filmic counterparts repurpose and revision older ideas for novel purposes.

  • MGT 5400 Organizational Behaviour

    This course explores the structure and nature of organisations and the contribution that communication and human behaviour makes to organisational performance. The course will address not only macro level issues relating to the environment and context within which organisations operate, but also the micro level influences of people as individuals and groups, their motivations and operating styles. The management of people for successful organisational performance will be emphasised by considering work environmental factors that facilitate or impede organisational success.

  • MKT 5410 Psychology of Fashion and Luxury Goods

    Consumer psychology within the context of the consumption of fashion and luxury products and services is complex and is influenced by many factors. A thorough analysis and understanding of these factors allows organizations to plan effective marketing activities suitable to their target markets. This course enables students to understand the importance of consumer behaviour in the process of marketing fashion and luxury goods and services.

  • MKT 6103 Fashion Product Development

    Fashion professionals are often generating ideas, defining looks and moods a couple of seasons in advance. Product development and forecasting is an essential part of the way that the fashion industry organises and promotes itself. This course is designed to give students a systematic overview of product development and the trend cycle in fashion, its operation in relation to the industry鈥檚 specialist sectors, and to introduce the creative and commercial functions of the fashion forecasting process within the fashion industry. It considers marketplace dynamics which affect and create the trends and impact on lifestyles and fashion products.

  • MKT 6301 Fashion Buying and Merch with Conde Nast (special programme)

    This course creatively engages with contemporary issues of fashion buying and merchandising. Students are offered insight into the local, national and global market places with an entrepreneurial outlook and a critical perspective. The course emphasises the practical relationship between creative ideas and commercial practice that is central to successful fashion business. The course places a special focus on the sourcing and range planning aspects in order to achieve the company鈥檚 positioning and budget objectives.The course is delivered in affiliation with Conde Nast College London and offers a field trip to Paris (additional cost).

  • PLT 5103 Politics of Environmentalism

    Examines the political, economic, ideological, and social dilemmas associated with environmental issues. The first section of the course addresses the historical roots of environmentalism, its key concepts, and a range of key thinkers and paradigms for understanding environmentalism as an ideology. The second section of the course explores the role of key actors engaged in environmental policy making, and important issues in contemporary environmental politics. Topics addressed include environmental movements and parties, global environmental regimes, the impact of the media on environmental issues, and prospects for green technologies and employment.

  • PLT 5205 British Politics: Inside Parliament

    This course will introduce students to the main political institutions in the United Kingdom (the monarchy, the executive, parliament, political parties and electoral systems) and to important debates in contemporary British society, such as constitutional reform, Britain鈥檚 relations with Europe, the power of the media, gender debates and multiculturalism. The class combines theoretical and empirical approaches. Classes are supplemented by 10 sessions in the House of Commons with a Member of Parliament.

6 Weeks

20 May – 28 June

  • ENT 5201 Managing Innovation

    The course focuses on developing students鈥 understanding of the innovation process and capturing value from innovation. It will provide students with the relevant skills needed to manage innovation at both strategic and operational levels. With evidence from real-world examples of technology and other disparate sectors, students will be given case examples of disruptive and obsolete businesses.

  • GEP 3150 Visual Thinking

    This course provides an interdisciplinary grounding in the practice and theory of critical visual thinking. Through theoretical frameworks such as semiotics, it explores predominantly photographic images, from across a range of cultures and contexts: the arts, politics, science, sport and technology. Through visual analysis, it considers digital forms of observation and image making, as well as building understanding by visual practice. It examines questions concerning curating, circulating and making public the images we produce. It asks: What are the values and truths hidden in images? How can the practice of image production advance our thinking around images? How, in the context of a range of disciplines, can we learn to communicate ideas visually and verbally?

  • GEP 3170 Narratives of Change

    This course considers a landscape of global ideas through the lens of contemporary literature. Students will be introduced to pivotal moments of recent thought surrounding gender, race, environment and technology, exploring how literature both shapes and responds to our changing world. Students will analyse literary, political, and theoretical texts from a variety of cultures, exploring the relationship between written form, content and context particularly the ways in which social change might play out in literature. There will be the opportunity to produce both critical analysis in essay form and creative writing that responds to the texts studied.

  • GEP 3180 Research and Writing I

    This core course concentrates on developing the students鈥 ability to read and think critically, and to read, understand and analyse texts from a range of genres. How do you successfully negotiate a path through a sea of information and then write it up? Using essential information literacy skills to help with guided research, this course develops the ability to produce effective and appropriate academic writing across the curriculum. This is the first course in the 六合彩现场直播 academic research and writing sequence.

  • GEP 4105 Social Change in Practice

    This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to analyse London-based social and environmental needs. Students will discuss key texts related to service learning and apply a range of planning and research techniques to deliver a community-based project related to a chosen social or environmental issue. Students will use local resources when available including registered not-for-profit and community-based organizations and reflect critically on their ability to create a positive contribution to society. Students will engage in community-based service learning, with guided academic tasks and reflection.

  • MGT 3201 Foundations of Computer Applications

    This is a foundations course comprised of a broad overview of information systems and technology, as principally used in support of business processes and decision-making activities. An in-depth discussion of the relationship, between organizations and information systems is a fundamental element of the course. Topics include: computer hardware and software, operating systems, the use of excel in management practice, social issues related to information systems. The use of excel provides a common thread in the topics covered throughout the course.

  • MGT 3210 World of Entrepreneurship

    The course is designed to help students explore the 鈥榓spirational journey鈥 of entrepreneurship - its history, present and future. Students will get the opportunity to understand how the discipline of entrepreneurship started, what constitutes its eco-system and why it has become the focus of advanced, emerging and developing countries simultaneously. Students will learn about the Merchant-Capitalists of the eighteenth century up to and beyond the iconic global brands which were founded during the 2008 global recession. Students will explore the reasons behind the successes and failures of businesses like Segway, Amazon, Spotify and Toyota. They will also read the lives of inspiring leaders and legendary entrepreneurs like Jack Ma, Jeff Bezos and Michael Dell who crafted the world of entrepreneurship. At the end of the course, students will be able to decipher themselves whether they wish to take the path of those who made a real difference in the world.

  • MKT 5410 Psychology of Fashion and Luxury Goods

    Consumer psychology within the context of the consumption of fashion and luxury products and services is complex and is influenced by many factors. A thorough analysis and understanding of these factors allows organizations to plan effective marketing activities suitable to their target markets. This course enables students to understand the importance of consumer behaviour in the process of marketing fashion and luxury goods and services.

  • PSY 5415 Psychology and Cinema

    This course examines psychological approaches to understanding films. Beginning with classical psychoanalytic interpretations of contemporary films, the course will evaluate the relevance of Freud鈥檚 work on the uncanny, voyeurism, repetition compulsion and trauma. Students will also be introduced to Barthes鈥 influential semiotic work on narrative codes and their use in the film industry, as well as Laura Mulvey鈥檚 seminal feminist critique of Hollywood. Of special interest is the cinema鈥檚 potential, as an art form, to capture contemporary psychological processes such as individuation, the fear of fragmentation and the search for a narrative identity. There is a special emphasis on Jungian approaches to film, the Symbolic cinema, critical analyses of narrative structures, and the application of existential-phenomenological categories of thought to reading films. The course is run as a seminar, so students are expected to read widely and participate with interest.

Proposed Summer 2021 Classes


6-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course 拢1,500
1 four credit course 拢2,000
6 week course + one 3 week course concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
3-week class option Tuition
1 three credit course 拢1,500
1 four credit course 拢2,000
2 courses concurrently Fees will vary depending on course credits
Internship options Tuition
6 Week 4 Credit Internship 拢2,000
Cond茅 Nast Intensive Course Tuition (includes trip to Paris, France)
EU & International students 拢3,475
US students Please apply thorugh our partner

Haywood House – West Hampstead

SUMMER A and first 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

Make your home in charming iQ Haywood House (available until June 2024 only), a proper urban village with great shops and a relaxed community feel.

iQ Haywood House, Blackburn Road, London NW6 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 25 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

Prices - subject to contract

拢475 – Bronze en suite per week (Kitchen and bedding packs, bath towel and departure clean included. Price does not include Camden Borough Council Tax of 拢35 per week).

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

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Vega – Vauxhall

SUMMER B and last 3 weeks of SUMMER 1

IQ Vega is 10 minutes to London鈥檚 vibrant South Bank. Students can enjoy panoramic views of London from the building鈥檚 sky terrace, relax in the on-site cinema room or enjoy the convenient in-house gym.

IQ Vega, 6 Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 40 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes

+44 (0) 20 3675 9248

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Find out more about this accommodation option by visiting iQ’s .

More information is also available in iQ’s 2022-23 resident handbook.

If you are interested in booking accommodation at iQ Haywood House which is managed by iQ Student Accommodation, in the first instance, please contact our Student Affairs Team at studentaffairs@richmond.ac.uk. They will provide you with more information, answering any questions you may have and ask you to complete a pre-booking form.

You can find more details in our FAQs here.

Once the booking form is complete, Student Affairs will then give you a unique link to apply for housing with iQ Haywood House. You can check availability and book the room of your choice.

Please note, you are required to pay a booking fee of 拢250 to iQ to reserve your accommodation. This fee is a pre-payment of fees towards your contract which is subtracted from the total cost payable to iQ for your accommodation.听 Students then pay the remaining amount due for the accommodation prior to move-in.

There is also a 拢250 damage deposit payable to the University which is refunded to students after they have left the accommodation and the University has confirmation that there have been no damages.

Room & Equipment Hire

We are offering the opportunity for classrooms, equipment and security services to be made available for anyone that would be interested in conducting classes here at the Chiswick Park Campus Building.

Chiswick Campus classrooms rental rates
Please note that a 15% discount will apply to all 六合彩现场直播 partners.

Teaching / lecture rooms
Per hour
Per 1/2 day
(4 hrs)
Per day
(8 hrs)
Medium Classroom 20 – 22 拢125 拢450 拢800
Large Classroom 30 – 35 拢175 拢500 拢900
Film & Photography Studio 15 拢100 拢300 拢600
Per hour
Per day
(8 hrs)
PC, & Clevertouch 拢25 拢100
Flipchart 拢10 拢50
Security Service
Per hour
Extra Security outside opening hours 拢15
Per hour
IT Services 拢30

How can I apply?

Students from our partner and non-partner universities (US/EU and International)

Please complete the by May 1.

Please provide us with the following personal details when making an application:

  • Choice of two classes per session (your preferred choice and an alternative)
  • Academic qualifications/transcript
  • English language qualification (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of the main page of your passport
  • One passport-sized photograph
  • Accommodation Declaration section on Application Form

The deadline for applications is 1st of May

What happens next?

Upon receipt your application, 听we will email you with an invoice and instructions on how to make full payment online by credit card and other payment methods once we have approved your application and you have accepted your Summer School study place.